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Multiple Teams · 2017-18 BASKETBALL Season Begins with SCRIMMAGE v. Northview Titans

The Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball Teams will participate in a Pre-season Scrimmage Game vs. the AAAAAA Northview Titans located in Johns Creek, Ga. Game times are 6:00PM for the Girls Varsity and 7:30PM for the Boys Varsity. The Boys Team is led by Head Coach Ty Phillips and the Girls Team by Head Coach Antonio Wade. Both teams open up their Official Season on Tuesday November 14 at HOME in the J.Tom Zachary Gym and the Auxilary Gym in Non-Region contests vs. South Forsyth War Eagles from Cumming, Ga. Game times begin at 4:30pm in both gyms with JV Girls in the Aux gym and JV Boys in the Main Gym. The 9th grade Boys will play at 6:00pm in the Aux gym and the Varsity Girls in the Main Gym. Varsity Boys finish up the night at 7:30pm

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Hornets News · Swim Team Places Third at 10th Annual N.Forsyth HS Invitational

The Boys and Girls Varsity Swim and Dive Team competed last Saturday at the Cumming Aquatic Center in Forsyth County placing 3rd out of 10 High Schools for both Boys and Girls Swim Team. State Qualifying times were achieved by Girls 200 Medley Relay Team and Girls 400 Freestyle Relay Team. Individual achievements were Emma Schneider in the 200 yard Freestyle and 100 yard Butterfly and Emma Dolson in the 100 yard Butterfly and 100 yard Breaststroke.
In addition, Cooper Vance Qualified for STATE in Diving.

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The Hornets traveled to Tommy Baker Field in Canton, Ga. last Friday for Game # 10 on the season needing a victory over Cherokee and a loss by Lassiter to qualify for the STATE PLAYOFFS. The Hornets held up their end of the equation with a 56-20 victory and Etowah defeated Lassiter 29-20. The Hornets scored early and often leading at Halftime 28-7 and 36-13 at the end of the 3rd quarter. The Hornets victory over Lassiter on October 6 broke a head to head tie for the #4 seed from Region 4AAAAAAA and qualifies the Hornets for their 4th straight State Playoff appearance vs. the Hillgrove Hawks. Hillgrove is Region Champions from Region 3AAAAAAA having defeated McEachern 14-7 last Friday.
Rounding out the remaining teams from our Region is Walton who captured the Region Championship and will host North Cobb, Woodstock is the Region Runner-up and will host North Paulding with Etowah capturing the #3 seed and traveling to McEachern High School.
Hillgrove completed their season with a 7-3 record. Their regular season losses were to Buford 48-17 in the Corky Kell Kickoff Classic, North Gwinnett 33-9 and Marietta 28-17. Roswell and Hillgrove have no common opponents and have met only one time in school history during Head Coach John Ford’s second season at the helm. Hillgrove won 38-28 in the 2nd Round of the 2014 State AAAAAA Playoffs. Hillgrove is an 11 year old School and Head Coach Phillip Ironside has led the Hawks for all 11 years compiling an average of 8 wins a year. The 2017 Hawks are averaging 29 points per game on Offense and giving up 24 points per game on Defense.
Game time is 7:30pm at Hillgrove on Friday November 10. All tickets are priced at $8.00. Tickets may be bought on-line at Football Boosters will NOT be charging for Parking. Stadium Gates open at 6pm.

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The Varsity Boys and Girls Swim and Dive Teams begin their season Saturday November 4 when they compete in the North Forsyth Annual Swim/Dive Invitational at the Cumming Aquatic Center in Forsyth County. The Varisty Boys and Girls Teams will be led by Head Coach Sue Holder, Assistant Coaches Molly Bethune, Elizabeth Trively and Ian King. Good Luck HORNETS!

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Multiple Teams · Woodstock Drops Hornets 37-10/ Cherokee Final Regular Season Game

The Hornet Varsity Football Team dropped last weeks Region 4AAAAAAA contest 37-10 as they continued to have challenges stopping opponents. The Hornets are scoring 18pts ppg but yielding 31pts ppg. In host Cherokee, the Hornets will be facing the Region’s most anemic offense with an average of 3.2ppg and the Region’s most porous Defense giving up 35 ppg. It will be Senior Night for the Warriors so the Hornets can expect a competitive effort on the part of the Warriors to go out with a win in their Final Game. Cherokee’s record currently stands at 0-9 for the season and 2-15 lifetime vs. Roswell.
The Hornets are still in the mix for the State AAAAAAA Playoffs. Walton, Woodstock and Etowah have locked up 3 of the 4 Playoff Spots for Region 4. Lassiter must defeat Etowah on the road in order to seize the #4 seed from our Region. However, a Lassiter loss leaves them a Region record of 2-3. Coupled with a Roswell win, the Hornets 2-3 Region record would give the # 4 seed to the Hornets by virtue of their win vs. Lassiter on October 6.
The # 4 seed will play the Region Champion Winner of Region 3AAAAAAA’s game between McEachern and Hillgrove on the road on Friday November 10.

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Hornets News · Life University’s Eagle Madness Preview Day | Presented by VNN

If you are looking to put your college search in high gear, attend Life University’s Eagle Madness Preview Day. Life University (LIFE) hosts Eagle Madness twice a year – in the spring and in the fall – on LIFE’s campus where you will spend the day learning about LIFE’s undergraduate degree programs, meeting with faculty and current students, and exploring the campus. Representatives from Financial Aid, Admissions and Student Services will be available to answer all your questions. Enjoy lunch with us, compliments of LIFE. We welcome all, including juniors and seniors in high school, as well as counselors, parents and career advisors.

There are a number of unique elements that only happen at Eagle Madness. You will be able to interact with current students and faculty who can answer questions about LIFE’s 15 undergraduate degrees, four graduate degrees and flagship Doctor of Chiropractic degree. You will meet with Department Heads and have an extensive look into the programs offered here at LIFE.


Life University offers leading-edge health science degrees in a community that empowers students to design lives of success and significance. LIFE provides students the vision to fulfill their innate potential, the inspiration to engage in a quest for self-discovery and the ability to apply a principled approach to their future roles as leaders. LIFE instills and practices a set of values, a philosophy, a perspective toward wellness and a deeper meaning of service to humanity.

LIFE offers undergraduate degrees in health sciences, business, nutrition and psychology fields; graduate programs in sport health science, clinical nutrition, positive psychology and athletic training; and is home to the world’s largest single campus College of Chiropractic.

Our students come from every state in the U.S. and more than 25 countries, making LIFE a small school with a wide range of diversity. With our energetic student body, there’s always something happening – from food festivals in Lyceum Park and workout classes in the Wellness Center, to free outdoor concerts and informative seminars with industry leaders. We support more than 70 campus organizations that bring students together.

LIFE’s campus sits on 110 acres of lush green space with contemporary academic facilities, five miles of wooded jogging and walking paths and beautiful outdoor gathering spaces, including a 300-seat outdoor amphitheater. Our sustainable campus features LEED-certified housing and a preserved 19th century village – both of which nod to our past while looking to our future.

For students who are ready to get away from campus for a bit, Atlanta is right on your doorstep. With world-class concert venues, theaters, museums, sporting events, restaurants and shopping, there is something for everyone.

LIFE Fast Facts

  • 16:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
  • More than 1/3 of students identify as black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or Native American
  • More than 25 countries represented by our international students
  • One million dollars available in financial aid to Life University undergrads
  • More than 70 student organizations
  • Public Health Online ranked Life University’s Nutrition degree program in the top 40 in the United States
  • More than 60,000 patient visits at LIFE’s on-campus outpatient clinic each year
  • 35 minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  • Largest single campus chiropractic college in the world

Ready to Register for Eagle Madness?

If you are interested in discovering what LIFE has to offer, we encourage you and your family to start your journey and sign up for Eagle Madness. Go to and register today.


Email us at so that we can help answer your questions. If you want more information on all of LIFE’s degrees, visit

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Multiple Teams · 28-21 Loss to Etowah/ Woodstock Now Looms Large for STATE PLAYOFFS

Last Friday’s Region 4AAAAAAA Loss to the Etowah Eagles on Senior Night puts the Hornets in a position of needing help from Walton and Lassiter as the 2017 Season comes to an end. With a Region Record of 1-2 the Hornets are behind Etowah at 2-1 and Woodstock at 2-1. Lassiter currently has a 1-2 record in the Region. Cherokee is 0-3.
Etowah ends it season with two home games vs. both Walton and Lassiter. If Walton/Lassiter prevail Etowah has a final region record of 2-3. Woodstock ends it season with Roswell and Walton which gives them a possible region record of 2-3. Lassiter ends it season with Cherokee and Etowah. However, even winning both games would give them a region record of 3-2. The Hornets would hold the tie-breaker over Lassiter due to their Head to Head victory over the Trojans on October 6. The Hornets need to win out vs. Woodstock and Cherokee and rely on some help from others in order to get the coveted #2 seed in the Region and host a 1st Round AAAAAAA State Playoff game.
The Hornets were victimized by costly turnovers last Friday vs. Etowah. However, Hornet RB Kamonty Jett surpassed 1,000 yards for the season with two games remaining.
Moving forward the Hornets hold a lifetime record of 9-2 over the Wolverines from Woodstock to include a 59-7 win last season. Woodstock has a prolific Offense Scoring 31 ppg while giving up 27 ppg. Woodstock defeated Cherokee last week 30-6.

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Hornets News · Hornet Fencing Team Competes at a High Level/Lowenstein Ranked 4th

Congratulations to the Roswell High Fencing Team in it’s recent competition versus several highly skilled schools. Several Hornet Fencers advanced to the competitive round of 16. Senior Margaret Lowenstein won 2nd Place bringing home a Silver Medal. Margaret is now Ranked 4th in the Leauge out of 72 Female Fencers.

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Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball, Girls Varsity Volleyball · ALL- AREA VOLLEYBALL TEAM Names Mariah Haislip & Camryn Bossinas

The Volleyball Team finished it’s season with two Lady Hornets receiving Post Season Honors voted on by Coaches. Freshman Mariah Haislip was selected as a member of the 1st Team All-Area Volleyball Team and Senior Camryn Bossinas was selected to the All Area 2nd Team. Camryn has also committed to play Beach Volleyball for Division I Florida Gulf Coast Univiersity next year. Congratulations Girls!!

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Hornets News · Where’s Georgia’s Toughest Place to Play? – Presented by VNN

Last month we asked our network to share the places in their state that they thought were the toughest to visit. Nearly 500 stadiums, gyms, pools, and courses were nominated, and now it’s time to crown a winner.

Where’s Georgia’s Toughest Place to Play?

Voters are eligible to vote once per day.

Where’s Georgia’s Toughest Place To Play?

Milton High School’s Cross Country Course – Home of the Milton Eagles
Raider Valley Stadium – Football – Home of the Walton Raiders
Eagles Landing Christian Academy – Football – Home of the ELCA Chargers


Winning locations will be entered into our Regional and National Contest to come at a later date!

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